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Cleobold: Cleobold gave an ac- : been, examined upon oath: this, count of the groans she had heard, however, was the fault of the but said nothing of Ringe, because coroner, who, it must be rememshe was to stay in her place till? bered, was in a great hurry; and Michaclmas, and was afraid her if that ought to excuse him, ler hini mistress, who had a violent spirit, be excasedou sokat would use her ill; and Riches seas, There was another surgeon also lated the circumstances of lighting present, one Edgar, who viewed her master to bed, and of her being the body, ibut the coroner did not called up, and told he was dead; think fio to ask him any questions at but said nothing of the proposal to all. . The jury, after these hopepoison him, which Richard had ful proceedings, brought in their made to her, because she also was verdict accidental death, and the to stay in her place till Michaelmaš, body was buried. and was afraid the should be used The husband being removed out ill.

of the way, and the murder conOne Sparham, a surgeon, was also cealed, the intimacy between Ringe examined : He found the coroner

and his mistress now, and not till in a great hurry to go home; he now, became criminal: She '

was, took a hasty view of the body; was he said, very fond of him for about of opinion that the blackness of the a fortnight or three weeks; but then face and throat was occafioned by began to dislike him, and afterwards the deceased's own fingers; and seemed to hate him: Thus deceitful having with great expedition dif- and tranfient was the pleasure for patched the impatient coroner, which she had, at the risk of life, went away, without having been in violated the moft facred obligation, the house five minutes.

and contracted the most aggravated When this fagacious observer was guilt. aked, upon the trial, concerning In the mean time, Cleobold, who the appearance of the body, he though for the reasons already men.' declared there were marks of vio- tioned, she had not discovered what lence, such as he had never feen be- he knew to the coroner, was defore; and that if a man fell from the termined not to let it remain a bed upon the floor, with his hand fecret. When the judges came under his throat, it would not pro- down to the aflizes at Saxmundham, doce such appearances; being then only ten days. were wanting to aked how he could think, when compleat the time she was to ftay sent for by the çoroner, that the in her places the therefore thought man died a natural death, he was this a good opportunity to make it pleased to declare, that he did not known, and accordingly disclosed think much about it. As the reader it to her mother, whos applied to will probably conceive a jutt opis propen persons for taking the cri-> nion of the diligence, , attention, minals inco custody. After the had and conscientious regard to life, told her mothers the told her fellow that appears in this gentleman's servant Riches; and Riches, then, conduct

, it is not necessary to make for the firf time,i told her of the any remarks upon it, except that poison. Ringe and his miftress foca he was not, as he ought to have heard the rumour, and queftioned

Cleobold

Cleobold about it: The girl readily told that Ringe had made a full confetled that she had told her confetion, the strongly expressed her niother and fellow fervant all the resentment against him for it, and knew; upon which her mistress, at last owned that she was guilty

, turning to Ringe, faid, Now Richard, and deserved to die for having been you are done for; you will certainly privy to the murder of her husband, 'be hanged. She then expoftulated and having held correspondence with the girl, Did you not promise, with Ringe for that purpose for said she, not to discover ? Yes, said three months before. the girl, but I could not be easy, They were both executed at till I had discovered: And so, re Rushmere, near Ipfwich, 'on the plied her mistress, to make your- 8th of the month following. self easy, you will ruin two for ever. Ringe then attempted to tamper with the girl, and would An account of the annual supplies that have had her gone to Saxmundham

have been granted by parliament to and swear to a paper of his dictating ;

fupport the several wars that but she refused : And his mistrefs

have been carried on since the reforeseeing what would happen, ab volution, fconded the same day, which was

King WILLIAM. a Thursday; but on the Satur

Annual supply. Medium per an. day following was taken up, with

£.

£ Ringe, who does not appear to 1693 4.017,079 have taken any precautions for his

1694

5.539,087 fafety.

1695 5.036,430 Their trial came on the zift of

5,105,505

1696 March, 1763, when they were both

5.539,853 1697

5.395,078 capitally convicted, upon proper evidence being given of the facts Sum total 25.527,527 : already related. Both infifted upon their innocence, till a few days

Queen Anne. before their execution, when Ringe

1702 3,551,459) made a full confeflion, which has

1703 3.535,457 been included in this narrative.

1704 He said he did not, at any time

4.005,369 (1705

4.570,488 after he committed the murder,

1706 5.075,761 believe he should escape: He ac

1707

5.942,381 % 5,369,611 knowledged that he ought to die,

1708 5.926,849 and declared that he and his mistress

1709 6.563,138 only were guilty. He talked with

1710 6.425,268 much composure concerning the

1711 6.789,169 manner of his death, yet was greatly

1712

6.686,495.) fhocked at the thoughts of being diffected.

Sum total 59.065,834 Beddingfield ftill perfifted in declaring herself innocent: But being

King

King GEORGE II. | King GEORGE II and III. Annual supply. Medium per an. Annual supply. Mediom per an. 1740 3.874,07.67 nits

1756 7.229, 117 *741 5.006,039

1757 8.350, 320 1742 5.723,537

2758 10.486,457 1743 5-912,383

1759 12.701,310 13.229,376 1744 6.243,538 ; 6.651,013 1760 15.503,563 1745 6.562,902

1761 19.619,119 1746 7.088,354

1762 18.655,750 1747 9.389,196 1748 10.059,094

Sum total 92.605,636

Sum total 59.859,119

SUPPLIES granted by Parliament for the

Service of the Year 1763.

DECEMBER 2. 1. That 30000 men be employed for the fea fer

I. vice for 1763, including 4287 marines

2. That a sum not exceeding 41. per man per month, be allowed for maintaining them, for 13 months, including ordnance for sea service 1.560,000 OO

FEBRUARY 3 For defraying the extraordinary expences of his majesty's land forces, and other services incurred, from 25 December 1761, to 31 O&ober 1762, both days inclusive, and not provided for by par. liament

1.588,756 15 5 FEBRUARY. 3. 1. For the ordinary, of the navy, including half pay to sea and marine officers før 1763

380,651 311 2. For compleating the works of the hospitals for fick and wounded seamen, building near mouth

3. Upon account, to be applied by the commissioners, i 147 be or governors, of Greenwich hofpital, for the support and relief of reameh, worn out and become decrepit gjelent, in the service of their country, who shall not be, provided for within the said hospital

4. That provision be reade, for enabling his majesty to satisfy all the bills payable in course of the navy and vićtualling offices, and for transports, which were made out on, or before, the zift of December 1762, amounting to the sum of

3.075,316 0

3 3-468,977 4

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FEBRUARY 14. That provisions be made for enabling his majesty to satisfy all thedebentures, payable out of his majesty's office of ordnance, which were dated on, or before, the 31st December last, and remain undischarged, 'amounting to the fum of

596,423 2 5 FEBRUARY 17. Towards enabling the commissioners for putting in execution, an act made in the last feflion of parliament, intitled, An act for paving Wejiminfier treets, &c. more effe&ually to perform the trusts repofed in them

5,000 0 0 FEBRUARY 24. 1. To enable his majesty to discharge the like fum, raised in pursuance of an act made in the last session of parliament, and charged upon the first aids or supplies to be granted in this fellion

1.200,000 2. Towards the buildings, rebuildings, and repairs, of his majesty's ships for 1763

100,000

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1.100,000 FEBRUARY 28. For defraying the extraordinary expence of his majesty's land forces, and other services incurred, from i November 1762, to 19 February 1763, and not provided for by parliament

951,249 06 March 1. For defraying the charge of 21 20 horse, and 9900 foot, together with the general and staff officers, the officers of the hospital, and officers and others belonging to the train of artillery, the troops of the landgrave of Heffe Caffel, in the pay of Great Britain, for 90 days, from 25 December 1762, to 24 March 1763, both days inclusive, together with the subsidies, pursuant to treaty

85,158 14 84 2. For defraying the charge of an additional corps of 920 horse and 6072 foot, together with the general and staff officers, the officers of the hospital, and officers and others belonging to the train of artillery, the troops of the landgrave of Hefie Caffel, in the pay of Great Britain, for 328 days from ! January 1763, to 24 November following, both days inclufive, pursuant to treaty

87,699 18 3. For defraying the charge of an augmentation to the troops of the landgrave of Heffe Cafel, in the pay of Great Britain, confifting of 656 horse, and 2736 foot, for 335 days, from 25 December 1752, to 24 November 1763, both days inclusive, pursuant to treaty

45,420 16 6

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4. For defraying the charge of 14 14 cavalry, and

d. 2330 infantry, the troops of the reigning duke of Brunswick, in the pay of Great Britain, for 86 days, from 25 December 1762, to the 20th day of

March 1763, both days inclufive, together with the : subsidies for the faid time, pursuant to treaties 49, 03 1 131

5. To make good a deficiency in the sum voted last session, for the pay, of an augmentation to the troops of the reigning duke of Brunswick, for 1762

4,328 8 5 6. For the charge of the office of ordnance for land fervice, for 1763

in 204,329

475,235 19 347 MARCH 7.

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1.500,000

485,317 2 10

1. To enable his majesty to pay off, and discharge, the exchequer bills made out by virtue of an act of laft feffion, intituled, An act for enabling his ma

to raise a certain fum, &c. and charged upon the first aids, or fupplies, to be granted in this feffion

2. For defraying the charge of 56360 effective men, for guards and garrisons, and other his madelly's land forces in Great Britain, Guernsey, and Jersey, including those in Germany, Portugal, and Belleille, for 121 days, from 25 December 1762, to 24 April 1763, both days inclusive, according to their present establishment, and for reducing their numbers

3. For maintaining, his majefty's fores and garrifons in the plantations, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Aftica, Martinico, and the Havannah, and for provi. fons for the garrisons in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Gibraltar, Providence, Quebec, Guadeloupe, Senegal, and Goree, for 121 days, from 25 December 1762, to 24 April 1703, both days inclusive, according to their present establishment, and for reducing their numbers

4. For defraying the charge of four regiments of foot, serving in the Eat Indies, for 365 days, from 25 December 1762, to 25 December 1763, both days inclufive

5. For defraying the charge of two regionents of horfe, serving in Germany, and four regiments of foot, serving in North America, on the Irith eitablishment, for 121 days, from 25 December 1762,10 24 April 1763, both days inclusive Vol. VI,

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